Lefand Group is ecstatic to be recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards 2019. As Managing Director of Lefand Group, our unique approach to business is what sets us apart. I and the team at Lefand have adopted the principle of building, cultivating and maintaining relationships with utmost integrity and loyalty. In operation for over 25 years, Lefand is growing from strength to strength, and as a leader there is an integral need for a unified workplace culture and environment that promotes the notion of ‘family’. Family values rest at the core and lay the foundations of our company and its people as a whole.

Philip Iacovou, Managing Director, Lefand Group

Lefand Group

Lefand Group has been selected as an Employer of Choice in The Australian Business Awards 2019.
The Australian Business Award for Employer of Choice [EOC] recognises organisations which have developed leading workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

Lefand Group is a boutique building and facility management company that offers a wide range of services such as project management, pre-settlement Inspections, settlement handover, valuation inspections, security, concierge services, cleaning and gardening. Lefand tailors each package to meet its clients’ needs, with over 1,200 highly qualified staff, managing day-to-day operations to give customers a peace of mind, no matter where they are in the world.

Lefand offers an end-to-end solution. From asset and building management to service maintenance and management programs. Lefand uses a best-in-class building management solution, a customisable portal, with both desktop and app functionality, enabling better, smarter and faster building management. This solution is relied upon by over 3,500 buildings and projects worldwide, and saves builders, developers, managing agents, owners and occupiers time and money.

Lefand believes that building and maintaining strong relationships is fundamental to the success of both their business and clients. In an industry that is currently undergoing massive growth, Lefand leads the way in providing exceptional Building Management solutions to its clients who are seeking a more professional and personal approach in the marketplace.

Lefand’s unique approach to business is based on the principle of building, cultivating and maintaining relationships with clients and key stakeholders with integrity and loyalty. Their expertise at bridging the gap between developers, strata and managing agents, owners’ occupiers and service contractors means that they are perfectly placed to help start relationships the right way and grow them into long term partnerships.

Giving back to the community is important to Lefand and through their association with Camp Quality. Lefand is also proud to be sponsors of the Randwick Petersham Cricket Club who along with the club’s President Mike Whitney, share the same passion as Lefand for supporting and bringing the local community and businesses together.

Lefand embraces and promotes diversity as an integral part of the workplace culture and Leadership. Lefand believes in allowing staff to share ideas and knowledge in a safe, interactive and dynamic workplace environment. Lefand promotes a cohesive and unified workplace environment which enables staff to adapt, develop and grow with the company.

The Australian Business Awards are an annual comprehensive awards program which recognises organisations that demonstrate the core values of business innovation, product innovation, technological achievement and employee engagement via a set of established business and product award categories.

The Australian Business Awards are the national chapter of an integrated, hierarchical leadership initiative conducted on a national and international level. The Employer of Choice Award recipients will participate in the international chapter of the program at the World Business Awards whereby participants are provided with the unique opportunity to benchmark themselves against the top performers globally.

The process culminates in the selection of organisations which maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention. The recipients are recognised as the elite of their industry earning a place amongst a distinguished group by having their achievements acknowledged and celebrated.

Organisational eligibility includes private companies, publicly listed companies, multinational subsidiaries, not-for-profit organisations, non-government organisations, educational institutions, franchise systems, partnerships, government departments, government agencies, local government and statutory bodies operating in Australia.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The Employer of Choice Framework is utilised as a structured model of assessment that enables the participating organisations to be benchmarked against world class performance standards.

The key attributes of the Employer of Choice Framework define the characteristics of high-performing, industry leading organisations that provide a stimulating and supportive workplace. The criteria and sub-criteria provide a robust set of requirements that are used as the methodology for benchmarking and learning among the participating organisations.

Entrant organisations are required to demonstrate their achievements across the key areas of Organisational Culture; Leadership & Strategy; Employee Education, Training & Development; Employee Health, Safety & Satisfaction; Performance Management; Recognition & Remuneration.

The program provides a notable opportunity for high-performing organisations which implement world-class human resource management practices to be acknowledged and celebrated for their achievements both nationally and internationally.

Conducted annually, the program engages with organisations worldwide to benchmark the full spectrum human resource management practises and to review their business performance through a global recognition and knowledge building initiative that is underpinned by the program’s established framework.

The program provides the ultimate platform for building knowledge, increasing employer brand awareness. reputation, equity, loyalty and retention through increased exposure, recognition and prestige.